Glass Noodles Salad

My search for this recipe started about 5 years ago when I had a similar dish at my friend’s place. I meant to ask her for the recipe but forgot about it by the end of the evening. Then one day I stumbled upon this recipe by accident : I do not know if it… Continue reading Glass Noodles Salad

Szechuan Prawns (shrimps)

Pierre loves prawns. He would eat them in whichever way or sauce they are cooked in: spicy, baked, in soup, buttered, steamed, with or without sauce, grilled, deep fried, etc. So we get to cook prawns pretty often, and one of my favorite recipe is this Chinese dish. It’s so simple, easy and fool proof… Continue reading Szechuan Prawns (shrimps)

Tarte Flambée

Today I would like to introduce to you a very simple and delicious traditional dish of Alsace (eastern of France): the tarte flambée (in Alsatian Flammekueche or in German Flammkuchen). It’s a sort of “Alsacian pizza”, although its history is absolutely not related in any way with the famous Italian treat (except maybe as the… Continue reading Tarte Flambée

Muffins here, muffins there… should I bake cornbread muffins today?

The very first cornbread muffins I tasted was at Dan’s Ryan Chicago Grill restaurant, Singapore : they serve some of the most delicious muffins in town. Ever since, I have always wanted to try my hands at making this muffin but never really had any motivation to do it until I saw a cornmeal challenge… Continue reading Muffins here, muffins there… should I bake cornbread muffins today?

Choc-Hazelnut Scrolls

I have made these cookies many times but I never really given much thought on the chocolate nut spread I used on it till Pierre asked me that day ‘Do you know how Nutella came about?’ ‘No. I don’t think there’s anything interesting about it. It’s just some modern invention.’ Pierre: ‘You should look it… Continue reading Choc-Hazelnut Scrolls